3DConnexion

Put an end to shooting wrist pain while mousing at your computer

Repetitive strain injury

Repetitive strain injury seems to happen to some of us, notably CAD users who just want to go faster and faster to get more done in less time.  There’s so much mousing…somehow our mousing hand and arm seem to suffer from trying to work too fast, and before we know it we’re experiencing shooting pain in the wrist. This happened to me while working in industry and trying to push my speed limits while using SOLIDWORKS.  Once the shooting pain became ongoing throughout my workday, I had to make a decision. Disclaimer: This is not qualified medical advice, just some lessons learned from years of using CAD.  If in doubt, seek the advice of a qualified medical doctor. Here were some things I could try: Take time off work Seek professional treatment Continue to suffer, with possibly eventual loss of use of that hand for mousing work.  In a prior…

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Hold on to your 3D motion controllers folks…they just became a whole lot more useful!

Like many folks, I’ve had a 3D motion controller sitting on or near my desk for years now.  One of the things that frustrated me with motion controllers in general, and specifically the motion controllers manufactured by 3DConnexion, was that their usage was limited to a very, very few applications.  3DConnexion has addressed this little hiccup with their 3DxWare 10 driver platform.

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